Definition of oik in English:

oik

Syllabification: oik
(also oick)

noun

informal , chiefly British
  • An uncouth or obnoxious person.
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    • So, in conclusion, one might say that the answer to criticism is not to come clean but to bamboozle the oiks who criticise you.
    • Cheap flights are blamed for global warming, noise pollution, the need for more airports and their ability to give working-class oiks the ability to use Europe as their playground on a regular basis.
    • It's the heart-warming and inspiring story of two almost entirely clueless posh oiks, who throw caution to the wind and go and live on a small island.

Origin

1930s: of unknown origin.

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